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Grgur Ninski Statue

Ulica Kralja Tomislava, Split, Croatia
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Roman colony: Colonia Martia Julia Salonae.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“good luck” (105 reviews)
“big toe” (62 reviews)
“golden gate” (45 reviews)
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Ulica Kralja Tomislava, Split, Croatia
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"good luck"
in 105 reviews
"big toe"
in 62 reviews
"golden gate"
in 45 reviews
"bring luck"
in 6 reviews
"national language"
in 5 reviews
"religious services"
in 5 reviews
"larger than life"
in 5 reviews
"ivan mestrovic"
in 17 reviews
"old town"
in 34 reviews
"croatian sculptor"
in 7 reviews
"photo opportunity"
in 5 reviews
"diocletian's palace"
in 26 reviews
"beautiful park"
in 5 reviews
"walking tour"
in 8 reviews
"bishop"
in 50 reviews
"rubbing"
in 42 reviews
"shiny"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really big statue located at the golden gate entrance to old part of town called Dioclecian's palace. Is is free of charge to see and thake pictures and people touch it's foot toe to make a wish-you will notice it's golden for good luck......More

Thank Sandra j
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing statue placed between a local park Đardin and the old town gates. Offers a rare opportunity for great photo when the full moon reaches the top of it's finger ;) If you rub it's big toe you can make a wish which may be...More

Thank NikolinaLeo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very popular statue among both the locals and the tourists because they want to touch the toe of the bishop. It is very tall and impressive statue.

Thank Ingeborg56
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This statue sits outside the gate to old Split. One can not help but be impressed by the figure represented. Legend has it that rubbing the statues feet will bring good luck.

Thank JDfromTitusville
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

The statue of a 10th century bishop. It is said that rubbing his big toe brings you luck -- and it is obvious a lot of people are hoping for luck as his toe bears the mark of many rubs! It is located by one...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This statue of Grgur Ninski is the start of our tour of Split. He is huge ! They say that if you rub his big toe it will bring you good luck. I'll let you know.? Nearby is a lovely park which at the moment...More

Thank Rimell-seaford-55
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Rubbing his left toe thumb brings you luck. That's on to do list for every tourist or visitor. He was a bishop in the 10th century.

Thank Andr3a1o
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

we went there because it located on one of the exits from the old town, and mainly its the meeting point for a lot of tours. nice statue and you can read about it , there is a small sign about it.

Thank V_2020
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This high statue was created by famous croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović. Guide Maja told us, that touching his thumb brings happinies and realization of desires...

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Energetic looking 10th-century bishop. Strange fingers though... Rubbing his left toe brings you luck it is said.

Thank kattullus
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Moyra2324
7 September 2017|
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Response from NicolaLevett | Reviewed this property |
Head towards Diocletian's palace. Its at the Golden Gate entrance.
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